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May 2, 2001

NATIONAL ARBOR DAY FOUNDATION NAMES A NATIONAL TREE PARKS PLANTS IT

Like mothers and fathers, veterans and presidents, trees are honored with a national day in...

April 18, 2001

NRG REDUCES NON-POINT SOURCE POLLUTION AND RESTORES FORESTS IN NORTHERN MANHATTAN

The Natural Resources Group (NRG) has received more than $2 million dollars from the New...

April 11, 2001

PARKS RECLAIMS MANHATTAN WATERFRONT PROPERTY

One century ago, railroad tracks traced the western shoreline of Manhattan. Today it is a...

March 23, 2001

CONTRACTOR PLANTS THE SEEDS OF RUBBLE

In a strange case of illegal dumping, a landscaping firm currently under contract to plant...

March 22, 2001

PARKS CONSTRUCTION VS. MARINE INVERTEBRATES THE BATTLE FOR CROMWELL RECREATION CENTER

The George Cromwell Recreation Center in Staten Island, known as "the Center" to local...

January 31, 2001

PARKLANDS AND PLANNING IN 2000

Parks are growing, and the more land we acquire the more they can thrive. The 110-acre Ocean...

January 30, 2001

RECREATION: 2000 IN REVIEW AND WHAT’S IN STORE FOR 2001

When it comes to recreation, Parks believes kids should have fun, safe places to play when...

January 4, 2001

EVERGREEN TREES TO BE RECYCLED IN MULCH FEST 2001

This Saturday, January 6, Christmas trees will make the reverse trip-out of the spotlight on...

November 20, 2000

THE RIVERSIDE/FORT WASHINGTON LINK: A WHOLE GREATER THAN THE SUM OF ITS PARKS

It was a simple idea: join two separate stretches of trail to create unprecedented public...

October 17, 2000

Parks Program Focuses On Teens

Teens at Parks, originally designed for the youth in the Administration for Children's...

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Know Before You Go

There are currently 2 service interruptions affecting access within this park.

ParkRiverside Park

The northernmost A-dock at the 79th Street Boat Basin is currently closed to public access for structural enhancements. The dock will be further supported with non-wood pilings and a new wave screen.
Anticipated Completion: Spring 2016

Kayak/Canoe Launch SitesRiverside Park (72nd Street)

The kayak launch site at 72nd Street in Riverside Park is closed for the season. Please visit The New York City Water Trail page to find other kayak launches.

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